Sheriff

Sheriff's Office responsibilities

  • criminal investigations
  • county jail operations
  • weapon permits
  • civil process such as sheriff's sales, paper service and garnishments
  • warrants, court orders and courtroom security

Purpose Statement

As the only law enforcement office in the nation elected by the people and for the people to constitutionally serve as the supreme law enforcement authority of Winneshiek County, our purpose and mission is to ensure the safety of the public in a friendly, approachable and ethical manner, while always upholding and protecting the constitutional rights of our citizens. 

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The blacktop roads in Winneshiek County are 100% ice covered. State highways are partially covered with ice. Travel is not advised on county hard surface roads. Please refer to the Iowa DOT website for road conditions across the state. http://www.511ia.org/

Case: SO18000055
Date: 2/21/2018
Time: 6:28 PM
Incident/Charge: Assault causing bodily injury
Location: Winneshiek County Jail

Person: Ronald Harrison
Address: Dubuque, IA
Age: 23

Person: Thomas Monson
Address: Spring Grove, MN
Age: 36

Incident Details: While incarcerated in the Winneshiek County Jail, Ronald Harrison & Thomas Monson engaged in a physical altercation. Both inmates were charged with assault causing bodily injury.

Case: WSO1800601
Date: 2/21/2018
Time: 5:39 PM
Incident/Charge: Warrant for failure to appear
Location: Decorah, IA

Person: David Coulter
Address: Decorah, IA
Age: 45

Incident Details: David Coulter was arrested and transported to the Winneshiek County Jail.

Case: WSO1800593
Date: 2/20/2018
Time: 11:05 PM
Incident/Charge: Warrant for failure to appear
Location: Decorah, IA

Person: Cody Johnson
Address: Calmar, IA
Age: 21

Incident Details: Cody Johnson was arrested and transported to the Winneshiek County Jail.

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